6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

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6 days in Austin & San Antonio Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Shop till you drop at Round Rock Premium Outlets and 6th Street. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site and Garrison Brothers Distillery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: William Chris Vineyards (in Hye), Lewis Wines (in Johnson City) and Willow City Loop (in Fredericksburg). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Inks Lake State Park, admire the striking features of The Driskill, get a taste of the local shopping with South Congress Avenue, and take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Austin online travel planner .

Los Angeles to Austin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Austin, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Austin are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hye, Willow City Loop, Inks Lake State Park, Round Rock Premium Outlets, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
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Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
Inks Lake State Park ©
Inks Lake State Park

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns and then contemplate the long history of King William Historic District.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Antonio tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in San Antonio are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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